Latest in Tag: Switzerland Highlight
Latest in Tag: Switzerland
Women own over 300,000 SMEs in MENA, which is about a third of SMEs of the region, says IFC
The projects’ funds amount to CHF 5m from the Swiss government and EGP 4m from the Egyptian government
Rival leaders from divided Cyprus are meeting for UN-backed peace talks in Switzerland.
The “National Solid Waste Management Programme” will be implemented across four Egyptian governorates in the Upper Egypt and Delta regions
The Swiss Embassy in Egypt held an event on 28 September to celebrate Swiss National Day. Along with the media, several foreign ambassadors to Egypt attended, including Hungarian ambassador Péter Kveck and German ambassador Julius Georg Luy. The holiday celebrates the foundation of the Swiss Confederation, which dates back to early August 1291, when the three …
The teenagers’ departure from Egypt is legal because the prosecution did not issue a travel ban, says lawyer
General prosecution sent requests to judicial authorities in three countries to unfreeze Salem’s assets
Ninety-four days after their last competitive fixture, Mönchengladbach are set for one of the biggest of the new season. Swiss side Young Boys stand between them and a spot in the Champions League group stage.
In a fresh report, World Economic Forum researchers have identified a group of seven nations, which are the most efficient globally in unleashing the power of digital innovation. Germany is not among them.
A bomb threat on board an El Al flight from New York to Tel Aviv prompted France and Switzerland to deploy military jets as escorts. The plane, however, continued on its scheduled journey.
Major rock, pop and jazz musicians bump shoulders in Montreux from July 1-16. It is no longer a purely jazz festival, emphasizing instead creativity. Herbie Hancock, Quincy Jones, PJ Harvey and ZZ Top will be there.
The EURO 2016 celebrated three football matches on 15 June
Switzerland has opened criminal proceedings against the BSI bank, linked to the ongoing case involving Malaysia’s troubled state investment fund. Singapore’s central bank has also shut down BSI’s operations.
All the shows will be held between 19 and 25 April. India was chosen to be the honorary guest at the festival
Swiss banking giant Credit Suisse is ramping up its restructuring program in a bid to cut an extra $1 billion in costs. A further 2,000 jobs are now set to go, on top of the 4,000 job cuts announced last month.
The Swiss-Egyptian agreement—entitled the “Sustainable Recycling Industries in Egypt” agreement—is valued at CHF 1.17m and is expected to contribute to the Green Information and Communication Technology national strategy of Egypt
The Swiss company aims to double investment in Egypt, upgrading infrastructure
Swiss tennis player and world number two, Roger Federer, won the title of the 2015 Swiss Indoor (Basel) tournament for the second year in a row. It was the 46th edition of the event. He defeated the Spanish Rafael Nadal, who ranked number six globally in the final match which brought them together, with scores …
The company behind its namesake peninsula is planning to open three new hotels in the next three years
Economics minister and vice-president of the Federal Council will also be holding bilateral talks with heads of state and government whilst in Egypt
Egypt repaid $670m to Paris Club in July, another payment of same amount is expected to follow in January
We have invested some CHF 25m that covers our framework agreement with Egyptian government, says Leitner
President set to deliver speech in special session on Thursday
Omar Samra will attempt “Adventurers Grand Slam”, a challenge involving climbing seven summits and skiing the North and South Poles
Award-winning, Cairo-based CIHRS says human rights organisations face ongoing threats
The group seeks to facilitate the implementation of the international convention against torture
Exhibition features paintings about identity from various perspectives
By Evline Meshreky A blog published by the World Economic Forum (Davos) attributed Germany’s success in football as well as economically to sustaining a culture of cooperation and common goals, and long-term policies to support those goals. The article relates the young average age in the German football team, 26.31, as opposed to 28.92 in …
The round of 16 has been played out and it did not disappoint, five out of eight ties went to extra time
The first week of the World Cup has produced some fantastic football; Daily News Egypt gives you a roundup of the best moments